5 / 5 Stars
Zacks Investment Research
Standard & Poor's
1 / 5 Stars
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The fund has returned 48.10 percent over the past year, 25.64 percent over the past three years, and 28.43 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||45.9%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||25.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||28.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks maximum long-term capital appreciation. The fund seeks to achieve its objective by normally investing at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings made for investment purposes) in equity securities of ultra micro-cap companies. It currently defines ultra micro-cap companies as those with market capitalizations less than two times the weighted average of the Russell Microcap Growth Index. The fund may invest in securities issued in initial public offerings (IPOs), and may utilize foreign currency exchange contracts, options, stock index futures contracts, warrants and other derivative instruments.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
AllianzGI Ultra Micro Cap Fund has an expense ratio of 2.36 percent.
Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.